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Gulf Citrus Harvesting & Hauling Inc

Kearney, NE

H2A Available Jobs

Number of Workers Requested:  136
Begin date: 6/10/2024
End date: 10/30/2024
Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by their supervisor. The worker will walk down the aisles between the plants in the corn fields, for the purpose of detasseling seed corn, remove rogue plants, weeds and volunteer corn plants from seed corn production fields. In order to perform this kind of work must be able to work outside for at least six-6 hours a day in all kinds of weather and be in possession of the requisite strength and endurance, working quickly and skillfully with their hands. Detasseling corn: Workers must comprise the ability to interpret the difference between male and female seed plants. Workers are required to remove all tassels from female rows of corn at the minimum rate of 0.10 acres per hour. If a worker does not detassel at the minimum rate of 0.10 acres per hour they will slow down the productivity of other workers who will have to account for the ineffective workers? negligence. Also, a worker moving at a pace of less than 0.10 acres per hour will fail to meet the federal minimum wage standard. II is important to pull tassels in a timely fashion to avoid the production of pollen. If pollen is allowed to be produced the crop will be jeopardized. Tassels must be pulled straight out of the top of the corn plant, leaving all leaves with the plant. Workers are required to scan each row high and low to make certain all tassels are removed. In some fields, a cutter machine will cut the tips of the tassels from the female plants, followed by a puller machine that will go through and pull 40% – 85% of the tassels. Detasselers will then go through the fields to remove the remaining partial tassels that are not missed by the machine. Detasselers must remove 99. 7% – 100% of the tassels in the female rows to discourage a female corn plant from pollinating itself. Meaning that crews can only miss three (3) of every one-thousand (1,000) plants before the job is deemed complete. When a worker misses greater than three (3) tassels of every one thousand (1000) plants an inspector will deem the job a failure, requesting that workers re-inspect the field to confirm the removal of missed tassels. If the worker is not mindful and removes leaves unnecessarily, or does not entirely remove tassels the crop will be harmed. Consequently, if workers are not cognizant of the noted standards one must maintain to detassel com the crop will be damaged and adversely affect productivity. Rogueing: Workers will walk through the aisles looking for an removing any plants that are damaged, appear unhealthy or have undesirable characteristics. Quality Checker: The worker may be asked to check the quality by moving down a row checking quality to ensure that all seed tassels were sufficiently removed. They will report issues to the work supervisor. Corn Sorter: Performing duties in the harvest complex will involve removing damaged, diseased, moldy, and rogue ears of seed corn from the sorting bell Placing unhusked ears of com on the return belt. Grader: Grader will support the production process with labor as needed in the sorting area. [Follow oral or written instructions]. Sort out all nonconforming material, i.e., husks/stalks, damaged/moldy product, rogues and off-types, inert material (weeks & refuse). Sort out all tightly husked material to be conveyed back to the husking beds and reworked. Work in conjunction with other sorting personnel with kernel clean in the sorting area as needed. Sorters are responsible for keeping the work area clean and orderly. while performing reach motion with arms and hands, twisting at the waist, stoop, talk and hear – while performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to continuous elevated noise levels and moving conveyors. Field Task: Weeding, taking, leaf sampling, gene checks, staking, picking up trash, and stocking harvest supplies.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:  No
Special Requirements:  Employer may conduct criminal background checks post-employment and at the employer’s expense. Employer may conduct drug/alcohol testing post-employment and at the employer’s expense.
Number of Hours Per Week:  36
Work Schedule (Start/End time):  6:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:  Gulf Citrus Harvesting & Hauling Inc
Location:  LaBelle, FL 33935
Telephone Number:  +18636750875

Worksite Address:

2615 Antelope Avenue, Kearney, NE 68847

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